As the world marks victory over Japan Day, a remarkable story is told of a Nigerian soldier rescued by Rohingya villagers.
Same-sex marriages in England and Wales can be held from March 29 next year, announced Britain's equalities minister Maria Miller.
Chancellor says the £60-million profit from the transaction has allowed Britain to turn the corner.
After 10 hours in labour, the Duchess of Cambridge has spent the first night together with her new son and her husband, Prince William.
Ahrendts took home almost £17-million last year, making her the highest-paid woman in Britain.
Britain's officials are hoping that the impending royal birth will produce a bouncing baby buoy for the economy.
Britain has agreed on a $31-million compensation package for Kenyans tortured during the Mau Mau uprising against colonial rule in the 1950s.
More than 8 000 Kenyans are seeking millions in compensation from ex-colonial ruler Britain, claiming mistreatment during the 1950s Mau Mau uprising.
The failure of the British experiment should prove the point made by IMF economists.
Britain is pulling out some staff from its embassy in Tripoli due to security concerns over recent political unrest, says its foreign office.
Britain has announced that it will cut off direct aid to South Africa in 2015, citing its status as Africa's biggest economy.
The late Margaret Thatcher doggedly insisted that privatisation was the only remedy for Britain's ills.
The first woman to become Britain's prime minister, Margaret Thatcher, has died at age 87. We remember her life in pictures.
Britain has held emergency talks to discuss the discovery of horse meat in processed food in a scandal that has spread to other European countries.
An ambitious British plan to search for minute forms of life in an ancient lake beneath Antarctica's ice has been suspended due to technical problems.
Compared to the funding countries such as Britain received, South Africa's spending was hardly impressive, The Saturday Star has reported.
UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon has urged Syrian president Bashar al-Assad's regime to protect the 300 ceasefire monitors due in Syria next week.
Liverpool appear to be winning their battle to play in next season's Champions League, albeit starting off in the qualifying rounds. The idea of fast-tracking them into the group stages was described this week as "remote" but Uefa is looking at other ways of bending the rules and an announcement may be made soon.
Britain and the United States are privately planning to withdraw most of their forces from Iraq by early next year, according to a secret memo written by John Reid, the United Kingdom defence secretary. Under the plans, Britain will cut the number of its troops from the present 8 500 to 3 000 by the middle of next year.